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Mental health court lets those in need get help right away

By Keith Lacey Thanks to a groundbreaking new program which kicked off just last week at the Sudbury Courthouse, mentally ill adults who fall into conflict with the law will get the help they need within days rather than languishing inside jail cells

Hospital wants ?borrowed? linen, supplies returned

People who have ?borrowed? supplies from Sudbury Regional Hospital have an opportunity to return them without any questions asked.

Railway company charged

A railway company is facing four charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured working on the rail lines in Capreol Feb. 18, 2002.

Former priest to return to court

Former Sudbury Catholic priest Donald Holmes will return to court April 17 to answer to two sexual assault charges stemming from alleged incidents in Sault Ste. Marie 15 years ago.

Sorry story about stolen ice hut

Last week?s front page story reporting the mess left behind by ice fishers on Green?s Lake has caused the owners of an ice hut some grief.

Young thief doesn?t learn lesson

BY KEITH LACEY A Sudbury teenager who celebrated the fact he wasn?t going to jail for numerous property crimes by going on another crime spree will spend the next several months behind bars.

Accused who admits beating man will be sentenced April 17

By Keith Lacey A Sudbury man who pleaded guilty to badly beating up another man in a hotel washroom last August is headed back to jail in April.

Hospital supervisor drank several beers before work

By Keith Lacey In a surprising development, the supervisor responsible for an oxygen shutdown which contributed to the death of a senior last year admitted he had been drinking before going to work.

Dangerous man wanted

Greater Sudbury Police are on the lookout for a 20-year old man wanted by Toronto authorities in connection with a homicide that occurred in that jurisdiction on or about Feb. 22.

Woman who has turned life around spared jail for dangerous arson

By Keith Lacey A Sudbury woman who deliberately caused a $100,000 fire while heavily under the influence was spared a jail sentence Monday after court heard she has stopped drinking and taken major steps to turn her life around.